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At Wright State we want you to have the best experience… from how to pay for food (we have a meal plan for that) to cars on campus (yes, EVERYONE can have a car). There’s lots to learn about staying healthy, staying safe and loving life.
Student Legal Services can assist you in identifying and resolving legal problems with various issues, so those issues won't interfere with your education at Wright State University.
Student Legal Services provides three types of service:
The attorneys in this office will represent you in the local municipal court systems in civil, traffic, or misdemeanor criminal cases and are available five days a week to discuss legal issues.
Learn more about Student Legal Services.
Student Health Services is your on-campus health center which provides comparable services to those offered at a family practice setting. The staff includes nurse practitioners with prescription authority, a part-time physician for more serious problems, and RNs for minor illnesses, injuries and immunizations.
All registered students are eligible to use the services at the Student Health Center, however, third party insurance billing is not available. Students will receive a statement to submit to an outside insurance company if applicable.
Wright State students who wish to purchase Student Health Insurance can do so at the time of registration. Learn more about Student Health Insurance. http://www.wright.edu/students/health/health_plan.html.
Residential Students and International Students are required to have a medical history form on file with Student Health Services. Please contact 937-775-2552 or visit Student Heath Services (www.wright.edu/students/health) for more information and a printable form.
The Wright State University Police Department (WSUPD) is responsible for ensuring a safe environment for all people on campus. Wright State police officers work hand-in-hand with the local police forces to provide overall security for students and the community around the campus.
Officers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are also emergency phones throughout the campus area and an escort service for students.
In an effort to help students become more aware of issues that relate to campus safety, the department offers workshops and classes in crime prevention and drug and alcohol prevention.
The crime statistics and daily crime log are available online. And, the WSUPD welcomes inquiries about the state of conditions and safety at the university. For more information, including the most recent safety notices and information, please visit the Wright State University Police Department Web site.
You can also request a printed copy of the annual crime statistics by contacting the Office of Admissions at: (937) 775-5700 or toll-free 1-800-247-1770.
The goal of the SAFE escort service is to deter assaults, sexual harassment, verbal abuse, or other harassment while you are walking from one location on campus to another. The SAFE escort service is a walking escort and you should assume that you will be given a walking escort. Learn more about the SAFE escort service program.
At Wright State University, the safety of our faculty, staff, students, and visitors is our first priority. Besides the presence of WSUPD police officers and security guards, numerous emergency phones have been placed around campus. For immediate assistance, each one of these phones has a button that can be pushed to alert the WSU Police Department.
Emergency Text Messaging Service
Wright State provides an opt-in text messaging service for campus emergencies like extreme weather. Learn more about joining the Emergency Text Messaging Service
The Wright1 Card is just that—the one and only card you will need on campus. With the Wright1 Card you can:
- Buy food at any of Wright State's dining facilities
- Make purchases at the bookstore
- Buy items from the vending machines
- Make copies at the copy machines and Wright Copy
- Use the washers and dryers in the residence halls
Since the Wright1 Card is also your student ID, you can use it to check out books and materials from the University Libraries and get free tickets to home Raider athletic events. Also, use your Wright1 Card for discounts at some area businesses, such as movie theaters.
In addition, if you have FLEX dollars you can use the card at several off campus locations like Tropical Smoothie, The College Store, Cousin Vinny's Pizza, Subway and many more.
Learn more about the Wright1 Card.
Counseling & Wellness
We all can experience personal problems that lead us to feel confused, anxious, overwhelmed, sad, and/or depressed. Counseling and Wellness Services is here to help and offers a warm, relaxed, and confidential place for students to talk.
Students can meet with a psychologist and participate in therapies in individual, couples, family, and/or group modalities.
In addition to therapy, the center also provides support for:
- Athletic and academic performance enhancement
- Test anxiety
- Stress management
- Time management
- Career indecision
- Learning disability testing and assessment
- Psychological assessment
Learn more about Counseling and Wellness Services.
Parking & Transportation
Yes, you can bring a car to campus. At Wright State everyone can have a car on campus—even freshmen.
Students can purchase parking permits online from your WINGS account. Freshman students will have an opportunity to purchase a parking pass after they register for classes. Learn more about Parking Services at Wright State.
Don't have a car? Don't worry, WSU offers many options to get around to both on- and off-campus locations.
A campus shuttle is available for students daily. For a detailed list of shuttle times, stops, and pick up/drop off areas please visit the WSU Shuttle site or call (937) 775-5690.
RTA buses run from downtown Dayton to WSU and from downtown to many other destinations. RTA passes and schedules are available at the Parking and Transportation Office in E138 Student Union. The RTA's phone number is (937) 226-1144 or visit the Greater Dayton RTA site.
The RTA bus that services the WSU Dayton campus is #1.